I was talking to one of our former Swiss students on Instagram the other day, and she was telling me all about the wonders of a winter Christmas in Switzerland. That got me to thinking about what the iconic elements of a New Zealand Christmas are that make it so special. To find out what
From 1 October, some visitors and tourists must have an NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) before they leave for New Zealand. Please read this important notice from Immigration New Zealand to find out more about the NZeTA and whether you need one.
After 20 wonderful years working at Languages International in a variety of roles, our talented and creative Regional Marketing Manager Larissa Merz is moving on to explore new projects and other adventures. At Larissa’s farewell, we discovered that in addition to being an artist and dancer, our multi-talented, multi-lingual colleague, also sings beautifully. In lieu
New Zealand’s first official OET Premium Preparation Provider We are delighted to announce that Languages International is now the first official New Zealand OET Premium Preparation Provider. To find out more about OET and what it means to be an OET Premium Preparation Provider read the announcement on Languages International’s Literacy Professionals blog. OET Preparation
Languages International has sparkling new photos for our website thanks to talented photographer Kurt Langer and our Regional Marketing Manager Larissa Merz, who organised the shoot. We also owe a special thanks to our models who are all Languages International students and staff. The website will be updated with the new photos over the next few
Our student Tomiko is a teacher of Japanese culture. On her last day at Languages International, she treated her class to traditional Japanese green tea and dressed one of her teachers in a kimono. Thank you so much for sharing your culture with us all, Tomiko! Doesn’t Christine look lovely in a kimono?
Last Thursday at Languages International we had an International Shared Lunch to honour the different cultures in New Zealand and raise money to help the victims of the attack on two mosques in Christchurch and their families. Students and staff of more than 20 different nationalities and many different faiths came together to share each
To our friends around the world, We’re sure you have seen the news of the attack on two mosques in Christchurch. We’re also sure that you join with us in sending our love and support to the victims’ families in particular and the people of Christchurch in general. It will take New Zealand some time
Русский | English This week one of our Advanced English students, Kirill Sharygin, gave a fascinating presentation for all the teachers and students at Languages International about ‘The Wooden Architecture of Irkutsk.’ In Russia, Kirill is an architecture student at Irkutsk National Research Technical University. His presentation was both interesting and informative. Kirill displayed the
Every year almost all the houses on Franklin Road in Freeman’s Bay are decorated with lots and lots of Christmas lights. It has become very popular to go for a walk down this street in the couple of weeks leading up to Christmas to soak up the Christmas atmosphere. If this is your first Christmas